New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Sunday alleged that
Union Ministers belonging to Trinamool Congress were inciting
violence in West Bengal after the results for the civic body
elections were announced.
Without naming any leader, CPI(M) Polit Bureau member
Sitaram Yechury said the TC ministers have been "encouraging"
violence in the state "like they had been supporting Maoists
"The Trinamool Ministers are supporting and encouraging
violence in the state after the civic body elections. The
Centre should look into the role of its own cabinet minister
in inciting such violence," he told reporters.
So far, he said, five activists and supporters of the
CPI-M have been killed in Birbhum, Murshidabad and Bankura
districts. There have been attack on the houses of CPI-M
supporters in other places too, he claimed.
Trinamool Congress triumphed in the civic polls held in
West Bengal on May 30.